PWE-237 Ciclosporin in acute severe ulcerative colitis: a meta-analysis

@article{Krishnamoorthy2012PWE237CI,
  title={PWE-237 Ciclosporin in acute severe ulcerative colitis: a meta-analysis},
  author={R. Krishnamoorthy and K. Abrams and N. Guthrie and S. Samuel and T. Thomas},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2012},
  volume={61},
  pages={A394 - A394}
}
Introduction The efficacy of intravenous Ciclosporin in the treatment of acute severe steroid refractory ulcerative colitis is variable in several small studies.1 2 The benefit of immunosuppression in initial responders for preventing delayed colectomy is unclear and large randomised trials are not forthcoming. The primary aim of the meta-analysis was to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous Ciclosporin in steroid refractory acute colitis. Primary end points were immediate and delayed colectomy… Expand